Best Things To Do in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

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Wisconsin Dells has a wide variety of attractions and activities ranging from waterparks and rides to shopping, as well as boat rides on the upper and lower Dells on the Wisconsin River. The terms "upper" and "lower" Dells refer to the areas above (upper) and below (lower) the Hydro-Electric Dam which partially powers the City of Wisconsin Dells. These two regions also differ in geography and scenery. Upper Dells Boat Tours cruise upstream from Wisconsin Dells while The Lower Dells Boat Tours cruise downstream. Mt. Olympus Water plus Theme Park, Noah's Ark Waterpark, Kalahari Resort, Wilderness Resort, Great Wolf Lodge, Chula Vista Resort and Mt. Olympus Resort give Wisconsin Dells its title: The Water park Capital of the World! You ca n get special coupons and promotional packages for multiple attractions throughout Wisconsin Dells at Also, check out the championship golf courses and world class spa and day spa's which also have services for kids.

Below we have a list of things to do in Wisconsin Dells and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Wisconsin Dells getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Wisconsin Dells with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Wisconsin Dells

Here is the list of things to do in Wisconsin Dells and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Rick Wilcox Magic Theater

    4.8 (388 Votes)
    Rick Wilcox Magic Theater

    Entertainment, Performance

    A family friendly dinner show combining tricks of illusion with tricks of laughter, this flawless performance attraction is headed by Rick & Suzan Wilcox. They started in 1999, in the years since, have perfected their act. Charming and witty, the duo keep you thrilled and enraptured with their fast paced acts. Drop all your expectations because you've likely not seen any of these tricks bef...Read more
  2. Palace Theater In The Dells

    4.6 (391 Votes)
    Palace Theater In The Dells

    Entertainment, Theatre

    This new state-of-the-art dinner theatre delivers Broadway Musicals and Disney Classics in addition to producing a handful of its own shows. And at other times, to keep the schedule filled, they host world class concerts and comedians! The food is usually scrumptious and they do offer a children's menu. The service is excellent and quick. As for the shows themselves? They are a sensory overload...Read more
  3. Tommy Bartlett Show

    4.6 (155 Votes)
    Tommy Bartlett Show

    Entertainment, Performance

    So this is unique. This show doesn't take place inside an enclosed theatre. It takes place outdoors - on the waters of Lake Delton. At its heart, this is performance art - the best water athletes pulling out and pulling off every trick imaginable, mostly death-defying and daredevil stunts, all of them awesome beyond words. The 90 minute show has been around for more than 60 years (it was create...Read more
  4. Timbavati Wildlife Park

    4.1 (355 Votes)
    Timbavati Wildlife Park

    Wildlife Park, Zoo, Rides

    This zoo harbours over 400 animals from 70 different species. The animals are exotic to this place, but standard for zoos. That said, the layout and the staff and the intimacy of the zoo make it a great experience. Popular exhibits include lions and tigers and leopards, antelope and zebra and camel and giraffe, cranes and emu and tortoise and kangaroo and capybara, birds of prey, porcupine, pen...Read more
  5. Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf

    Garden, Golf Course, Hill, Picnic Spot

    This pretty mini-golf attraction has five 18 hole course for a total of 90 holes. Set in and around a lovely landscape of waterfalls, hills, bridges, sandstones and flower gardens, this is frequently cited as a family favourite attraction in the city. The scenery alone is worth the money! And of course all of this is themed around pirates. Pretty great value for such fun! The courses themselves...Read more
  6. Knuckleheads Trampoline Park, Rides And Bowling

    Bowling Alley, Go Carting, Entertainment, Rides

    Someone sat down, spent a while thinking about the most ridiculously easy and fun activities to do, and came up with this place. Play basketball on a trampoline court. Play dodgebal in a trampoline field. Take a massive leap onto giant airbags. Or head for the general court and bounce until you're sick of it. Then there are the rides and arcade games for kids: bumper cars, a rope course, Jumpin...Read more
  7. Witches Gulch

    Trail, Bridge, Adventure, Canyon

    Witches Gulch wisconsin dells is a 'slot canyon' located at Wisconsin River State Natural Area. A deep and narrow canyon formed when water rushes through rock at high flow. There's no slot canyon in the world, that doesn't feel at least a little deliciously thrilling (think 127 Hours). This one doesn't disappoint. There are two ways to access it - by walking and by boat tour. To reach...Read more
  8. Dells Lumberjack Show

    Entertainment, Performance

    So, if you don't know yet, this town was founded on the economics of the lumber industry. This flawless shows parodies this history in 12 events - chopping, cross-cut sawing, speed climbing, logrolling, throwing axes, canoe jousting, and boom running. It's a little hard to describe the show. The simplest way to put it - this is pure slapstick. It doesn't matter what age your age is growing your...Read more
  9. Timber Falls Mini Golf Adventure Park

    Amusement Park, Entertainment, Picnic Spot, Rides

    So this is a cute attraction for the entire family! Mini-golf and mini-amusement park rides together seems like a good idea. They should make more of these. There are four golf courses of 18 holes of varying difficulty, but there is no reason to not try all of them, especially considering each additional round is at half price. Their USP? The courses are shaded from the sun! There are four ride...Read more
  10. Dells Scenic Riverwalk

    3.9 (142 Votes)
    Dells Scenic Riverwalk

    Walking Area, Leisure

    Unlike most river walks, which tend to go on for miles, this one is barely a quarter mile in length. But it's perfect location, with lovely views of the waterfront and the breathtaking sight of the sandstone bluffs, make it one of the favourite hangouts in the city. The path is cobblestones, and its sides are filled with benches. The greenery is colorful with flowers. Every so often, a riverboa...Read more
  11. Big Chief Go Karts

    4 (122 Votes)
    Big Chief Go Karts

    Outdoors, Go Carting, Rides

    Simplicity and affordability make this attraction a huge hit. There are single karts and double karts. There are multiple tracks. You may not want to spend TOO much time, especially in the middle of the day. There is no shade here and the asphalt can get quite hot. The lines for waiting move quickly though. You'll have a blast and then it will be time to move on the next attraction.
  12. Alligator Alley Adventures

    4.1 (126 Votes)
    Alligator Alley Adventures

    Zoo, Adventure

    Visit Alligator Alley Adventures for an adrenaline pumping experience! While the most thrilling experience at this alligator alley wisconsin zoo is definitely being at the gator tank at feeding time (30 alligators in a total feeding frenzy), there are other attractions more exotic. For example, two headed snakes and two headed turtles. Scorpions and spiders up the creep factor. The gator t...Read more
  13. Laser Warfare

    4 (110 Votes)
    Laser Warfare

    Entertainment, Games

    This is an intensely fun indoors laser tag arena. When they say fun for the whole family, they mean it. Even though the military replica guns used here (M16s) are quite heavy and recommended only for kids above the age of four, kids below that age can use play guns so that they don't feel ignored. As for the arena itself, it's terrific. Huge, with a fantastic arrangement and variety of obstacle...Read more
  14. Dells Mining Co.

    4.2 (112 Votes)
    Dells Mining Co.


    In a town filled with attractions that are basically clones of each other, it's nice to find something this unique. This is a 'mining' company and you are the 'miner'. You get to choose a bucket from various bucket price range, and depending on your choice you are led over to a particular patch of earth and mud. The guides will show you how to 'pan' the mud and reveal - real precious stones. Ki...Read more
  15. Dells Zombie Outbreak

    Entertainment, Games

    You are at a military zombie research facility. Obviously, as was begging to happen, there's been an outbreak. Choose your weapons package - paratrooper, ranger, seal, or infantry - and start clearing the undead out. The zombies are life-sized, interactive, and are wearing sensitive equipment that track your shooting scores. Obviously, to score high, score the head. The weapons are fantastic, m...Read more
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  • Besides the water parks, what else is there to do in the winter?

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  • is there still a water ski show at the dells?

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  • do they have a redlight district in Wisconsin dells?

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    • I don't think there is a redlight district in Wisconsin Dells. You can confirm by asking the locals around. 

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  • is there a mushroom home in Wisconsin dells

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    • There is Hidden Valley Mushroom Farm on Birchwood Road, but I have never heard of mushroom home.

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  • do they still have boat rides on the dells

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    • Yes, many operators offer boat rides in Wisconsin Dells.

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